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4 Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Guest Room
What’s more luxurious: having an awesome guest room to offer, or being on the receiving end of one?
It’s tough, but you have to admit there’s nothing quite like being surprised by a really beautiful guest room; all of that home-away-from-home comfort without the fuss of a bill – or the sticker shock of parking in the hotel garage!
Of course, being a gracious host doesn’t require butler service and a complimentary shoe shine. Here are a few easy ways to spruce up a guest room without breaking the bank that will make your visitors feel like they just crashed the Waldorf. Well ... at least the Westin, anyway.
<strong>1. Crisp, Clean Sheets</strong>
This is pretty basic stuff, although it bears repeating: Clean linens are the cornerstone of any decent guest-room experience. You may not necessarily need new <a title="Sheets" href="http://www.atgstores.com/sheets_12772.html?linkloc=topnav" target="_blank">sheets</a>, but they do need to be freshly laundered, especially if it’s been awhile.
<strong>2. Drawer Space</strong>
If your guest room is already furnished then this step will be a snap. Make sure there’s at least one dresser freed up so your guests can unpack a little<strong> </strong>- you can even hang a cute little card on the drawer knob to note that the space is available. BONUS: Set aside the kitsch you usually keep on your <a title="Nightstands" href="http://www.atgstores.com/nightstands_1031.html" target="_blank">nightstands</a> so guests can use the area for their bedtime items.
<strong>3. Closet Space</strong>
Depending on the length of stay, your guests may find it nice to have a couple feet of rod room in the closet to hang their nicer travel clothes. If you don’t have closet space in the guest room (or a closet), you may be able to make up ground with …
<strong>4. Thoughtful Amenities</strong>
This is quite possibility the easiest way to score big points. Think about the little things hotels provide and make them available in your guest room: iron, ironing board, spare toothbrushes, a new bar of soap … whatever you think may be a nice touch. Even better, you can tailor these amenities to your guests’ tastes.
<a title="ATG Stores Homepage" href="http://www.atgstores.com/default.aspx" target="_blank">ATGStores.com</a> hopes these tips help you take your hosting to the next level.